Archives for January, 2015

Geometry in my World and Maths Morning Events.

  This week our classroom played host to two events where the Manta Rays Students and Class Parent Community came together with the goal of further developing their understanding of what we are doing in Maths.     On the morning of Tuesday 27th January  Grade Four opened it's doors for the whole of our learning community to visit each class'  expo of their Read full article »

Geometry in my World Project.

    Geometry in My World Project   Guiding Questions:   Where do we see geometry in our daily lives? What geometric terms are used to describe what we see? How can geometry make us better observers of the world around us?   Task:   Choose a building with interesting geometric features. Be prepared to share and describe the building using appropriate geometric vocabulary.   Expectations:   Sketch or model the building of your choice. Clearly Read full article »

Fractions Unit.

Fractions, Decimals, Percents, and Data In our third Math unit of the year, students will gain understanding that fractions are parts of a whole. In addition, students will delve into how fractions relate to decimals and whole numbers. As students investigate the relationships between fractions, decimals, and percents, they will continue to employ algebraic thinking and problem solving. Finally, students will Read full article »

Communicating.

Literacy and the power of words. Reading, writing and verbal communication.

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